Decision Support Systems: How Managers Analyze Internal and External Data with DSS


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Which of the following statements about Decision Support Systems is false?

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1. Utilizing data from both internal and external sources, which of the following is NOT the best example of what a Decision Support System is typically utilized for?

2. What is a 'model base' in a Decision Support System?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The purpose of a Decision Support System (DSS) is reviewed by this quiz. Questions will also ensure that you know who typically uses a DSS.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz judges your level of knowledge regarding:

  • Types of problems where a DSS might be used
  • Data used by a DSS
  • The model base in a DSS

Skills Practiced

Questions are written to encourage the improvement of these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Decision Support Systems lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read statements about Decision Support Systems and interpret them correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the typical users of a DSS

Additional Learning

Educate yourself further about the features of Decision Support Systems by reading the lesson that accompanies this quiz, titled Decision Support Systems: How Managers Analyze Internal and External Data with DSS. Subject matter covered by this lesson includes:

  • Systems that may be included within a DSS
  • Specific kinds of information used by a DSS
  • Examples of how a DSS may be used in the real world